Lent ideas for families with 2 free printables!

  Lent ideas for families Is it too late to wish you a happy new year? Because this is the first post of the 2016. Urgh! We’ve had flu and bugs galore, we’ve had a death in the family….all a … Continued

Hello Mornings – how this night owl cracked morning time with God

Hello Mornings? If you’ve grown up in the Christian subculture or hung around Christians for any amount of time, you might have heard the expression “having a quiet time” somewhere. It’s supposed to be a time when you study the bible … Continued

6 tips for praying with toddlers

Before we had children, I imagined, as you may have done yourself, of the time when we might be able to pray together. It was quite a shock as I realised, already pregnant, that children are barely able to talk in … Continued

Lent activities with kids

So, Lent is approaching again. Because they move around each year, I find Lent and Easter can so easily catch me out so, here’s the heads up; Ash Wednesday 2015 is on the 18th February (and Pancake Day the day … Continued

No-cringe family prayer time

I wrote the post below almost four years ago on my old blog. I thought you might enjoy seeing how we’ve evolved family prayers (not much, in fact) and how our 5 and 3 year old now join in so … Continued

Doing “church” on holiday – at home!

Last week, I talked about the pros and cons of going to church on holiday. This week, I thought I’d explore another option – church at home. Of course “church” is really the people who make it up but, if … Continued

Managing anger towards your kids – 9 practical tips

This post has been on my mind for a while and I didn’t want to write it. It’s not going to be pretty. There are no craft ideas and no recipes. I’m not going to have fun looking through photos … Continued

Lent is coming – are you in?

Having grown up decidedly low-Anglican (not only were there no smells and bells in our parish but even candles were seen as being a little suspicious!), I don’t have a specific Lent practice in my heritage. Yes, we often gave … Continued

Start 2014 with a vision!

Well, my publishing schedule got a little side-lined. Excitingly, I’ve been asked to blog each month this year on the Families First Magazine‘s web-site, a publication from Mothers’ Union. It’s a cracking magazine and I’ve been a fan of their mix … Continued

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